Call for potential ports maintainers
tabthorpe at freebsd.org
Mon Feb 23 06:14:43 PST 2009
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On February 23, 2009 01:20:48 am Yoshihiro Ota wrote:
> Thank you for your hard work, Thomas.
Thanks Hiro :)
> Can I make 2 suggestions?
> 1. Can you ask PR senders if they are intersted in becoming maintainer if
> port doesn't have a maintaner? Sender was moticvated enough to make a
Agreed, this is something we should be more deliberate about doing.
> 2. Can you assign two or more maintaners to a port? This may improve
> response time of PRs.
As linimon@ pointed out later in this thread it has been discussed, but seems
the framework is not in place.
That said, a well placed comment field in the Makefile indicating a name/email
of a person who has implicit submission rights could be helpful. While the
automated assignment tools won't catch it, a committer might.
Thomas Abthorpe | FreeBSD Committer
tabthorpe at FreeBSD.org | http://people.freebsd.org/~tabthorpe
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